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Reviewed: Shadowman
Publisher/Developer: Acclaim
Genre Type: Third Person Action Adventure
ESP: $39.99
Required System: P166, 32mb Ram, 20mb HD, Direct3D Accelerator, Win95+
Reviewer's System: C400mhz @ 450mhz, 64mb Ram, TNT, Win98
Related Games: Tomb Raider
ESRB Rating: Mature - Animated Violence, Animated Blood and Gore
Overall Rating:
Author: Chris Kim       Date: October 27th 1999
Page: 1

Game Review:

Many games and videogames alike have come to conversions for new and fresh ideas. Movies like Men in Black, Die Hard, and yes even the cute family of dogs Beethoven all have received videogame translations. Often though, these translations fall flat on their faces in the midst of a great idea. Now game developers have to bring up some new ideas as to where to get game design ideas, the next step was in the direction of a place where many people have found great fantasy escapes from, comic books. From the classic Superman and Spiderman, to the more recent additions such as X-Men and Spawn, all of these comics have one thing in common, they all are fully loaded with action and battling action alike. What the idea of these comics come into the translation of videogames in the form of Shadowman as one of the newest releases from Acclaim. Shadowman, is a 3D Third Person translation of the comic book with gameplay in the same style and manner of the Tomb Raider series.

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Added:  Wednesday, October 27, 1999
Reviewer:  Chris Kim
Score:
Page: 1/5

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